Naophorous Statue of the Finance Officer and Overseer of Fields, Horwedja

Graywacke | 43 x 14.2 x 23.2cm | 521-486 BC

Unknown Artist

Naophorous (naos.bearing) statues show the subject holding a naos, or shrine, containing an image of a deity, in this case the god Ptah of Memphis. These statues were very popular during the Late Period. Almost invariably they are of hard stone, made...
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